Sam Bennett's move to Deceuninck-Quickstep confirmed

Sam Bennett's move to Deceuninck-Quickstep confirmed

Joe Robinson 3 Dec 2019 Irish sprinter joins on two-year deal alongside lead out man Shane Archbold Deceuninck-QuickStep have confirmed the signing of Irish sprinter Sam Bennett to complete their roster for 2020. The Belgian WorldTour team, that was recently crowned the most successful team in the world for an eighth consecutive season, announced Bennett would join on a two-year deal taking him through to 2022. He joins alongside lead-out rider Shane Archbold, who also signs on a two-year deal. It brings a definite end the public contract dispute between Bennett and his now-former Bora-Hansgrohe team . Being omitted from the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France and the presence of fellow sprinters Peter Sagan and Pascal Ackermann saw Bennett seek to leave the German team for 2020. However, the team argued that Bennett was still under contract for the following year and therefore, not free to leave. Bennett eventually ...

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